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UMass Boston Researchers: Pesticides Negatively Impacting Crustaceans, Fish Food Source

Colleen Locke | January 23, 2018

New studies coauthored by UMass Boston researchers find that pesticide use, particularly for home and garden care, are negatively impacting the communities of the shrimp-like crustacean Hyalella azteca and causing harm to our freshwater resources.

UMass Boston Students Go to DC to Support the Dream Act and TPS

Student Affairs | January 18, 2018

Six UMass Boston students and the student advocacy coordinator joined hundreds of young leaders in Washington, DC last month to show support of the Dream Act.

UMass Boston’s Student Managed Funds Top UMass System Competition

Colleen Locke | January 11, 2018

UMass Boston’s Undergraduate Student Managed Fund and Graduate Student Managed Fund were the top two finishers in the annual investing competition among the UMass campuses sponsored by the UMass Foundation.

UMass Boston Recognized on U.S. News 2018 List of Best Online Programs

Crystal Valencia | January 10, 2018

Several of UMass Boston’s online programs are ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report in an annual list of Best Online Programs released this week.

UMass Boston PhD Student to Address LGBTQ Health As One of 40 New Health Policy Research Scholars

Colleen Locke | January 03, 2018

Christopher Chiu, a student in UMass Boston’s Clinical Psychology PhD Program, is one of 40 scholars nationwide selected for the second cohort of the Health Policy Research Scholars program.

UMass Boston Graduate Student Receives American Chemical Society Award for Green Chemistry Research

Colleen Locke | December 27, 2017

Chemistry graduate student Steven Couture has received a $2,000 award to attend the American Chemical Society’s March conference in New Orleans. He’ll present about the green chemistry research that he is conducting in Professor of Chemistry Hannah Sevian’s research group.

UMass Boston Dedicates Tiradentes Institute Space, Part of Partnership with Brazilian University

Colleen Locke | December 21, 2017

Located at 150 Mount Vernon Street in Dorchester, the Tiradentes Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston will be focused on Brazilian studies and will include student and faculty exchanges.

Johnny Cupcakes Founder Teaches UMass Boston Business Students How to Build a Brand

Colleen Locke | December 19, 2017

UMass Boston’s chapter of Delta Sigma Pi brought entrepreneur Johnny Earle to campus Wednesday to talk about what he's learned from his Johnny Cupcakes company, the world's first T-shirt bakery.

Next Stop, State Department: UMass Boston Senior One of 30 to Earn Rangel Graduate Fellowship

Colleen Locke | December 18, 2017

Brittany Orange, a senior political science major in the Honors College, is one of 30 nationwide to receive the Charles Rangel Fellowship, a fellowship that paves the way for a career with the U.S. State Department.

Ryan Award Winner Combines Love of Music with Psychology

Zach Herman | December 11, 2017

UMass Boston junior Ray Veggar, the winner of this year’s John W. Ryan Award, has been playing guitar since age 5. And now he has dedicated his college studies to combining music with his other great passion—psychology.